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Recreational Skipper (Mediterranean Sea)


Course Info

Duration 24 hours - Classroom Theory & Practical Demonstrations
Accreditation by Transport Malta

Course Description

The Recreational Skipper (Mediterranean Sea) course aims to give trainees the essential education and training to skipper a pleasure yacht less than 24 meters in length overall and up to 35 Nm from safe haven within the Mediterranean Sea, without any restriction on engine/s horsepower.

Course Objectives

On successful completion of the training and assessment trainees should be able to:

  • Take command of a pleasure craft
  • Conduct a safe passage plan and maintain a proper navigational watch
  • Interpret meteorological reports and transmissions
  • Comply with the requirements of the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea
  • Respond to emergencies onboard
  • Have a thorough knowledge of the relevant Maltese Regulations
  • Have a basic knowledge of the mechanical and electrical systems onboard
  • Take the necessary precautions to prevent marine pollution
Course Enrolment Requirements

As a minimum the participants must:

  • Be not less than 18 years of age
  • Be in possession of a Maltese Nautical Licence or an internationally recognized equivalent, for a minimum of 12 months

Class Limitations – Max 14 participants per class

Accreditation & Licence:
Upon presentation of the Training Centre Completion Certificate, a valid VHF-SRC Certificate or GMDSS ROC/GOC Certificate, the Transport Malta Merchant Shipping Directorate Administration shall issue an official certificate upon application and payment of the established fees as Recreational Skipper, certifying that the holder is licensed to skipper pleasure crafts less than 24 meters in length overall and limited up to 35 Nm from safe haven within the Mediterranean Sea. The validity of the certificate is 10 years. This is followed by a refresher course for re-validation of license.
More information:

For more information contact us now through the chat feature at the bottom right of your screen. Alternatively, send us an email on info@maritimemt.com or call on 99434054 or 99434055.

MaritimeMT will issue a Certificate of Completion on the merit of full attendance and pass final assessments.